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benzoic

[ben-zoh-ik] /bɛnˈzoʊ ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid.
Origin of benzoic
1785-1795
First recorded in 1785-95; benzo(in)1 + -ic
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benzoic

/bɛnˈzəʊɪk/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or derived from benzoic acid or benzoin
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Word Origin and History for benzoic
adj.

1791, from benzoin + -ic.

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